Omaha to Build $1 Billion Neighborhood

Construction Equipment

billion mixed use development is ready to grow this coming spring on the far west side of Omaha, Nebraska. A new $1.2 West Farm will be a 500-acre live-work campus that over the next 15 years will include 1500 apartments, 140 townhouses, and 440 single-family homes, a hotel, and 1.36

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Jacobs to oversee $410M Omaha school construction program

Construction Dive

The school board first denied Jacobs the contract in June after members said the selection process had not been thorough enough

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Omaha’s first entertainment district

BD+C

Omaha, Neb., is getting in on the entertainment district game. The Capitol District is a 5.4-acre mixed-use development that includes an entertainment district and will feature dining options, a full-service hotel, upscale apartments, office space, and a shared outdoor plaza

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Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Omaha

ENR Construction

Omaha's K12 and government markets are still growing. DLR Group is seeing strong business, according to Principal Curtis Johnson

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Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Omaha

ENR Construction

Sharp Uptick Expected in Construction Starts in Most Sectors for Omaha Area

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Omaha Standard Palfinger Partners with Reading Truck

Construction Equipment

Omaha Standard Palfinger, a division of Palfinger North America, has entered into a co-branding relationship with Reading Truck Group. The agreement includes a range of Palfinger telescopic crane models ranging in size from 12,500 to 72,000 lb.-ft. in electric and hydraulic configurations.

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Omaha beats other US metros in hotel growth

Construction Dive

The Nebraska city's number of rooms has increased 16% in the last five years, exceeding the U.S. overall by nine points

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Omaha, NE To Become One Of The Fastest Broadband Cities In America

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Downtown Omaha, Nebraska viewed from Hampton Inn at night. Ultrafast Internet speeds—up to one Gigabit per second (Gbps)—are coming to Greater Omaha, instantly elevating it to one of the fastest broadband cities in America. Greater Omaha Chamber President and CEO David G.

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Revit OpEd: 2012 Central States Revit Workshop - Omaha, Nebraska

Revit OpEd

2012 Central States Revit Workshop - Omaha, Nebraska. If you are within driving distance of Omaha, Nebraska hopefully youve heard about the Central States Revit Workshop? Look forward to seeing you this weekend in the Omaha Metro! Revit OpEd.

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A new live/work neighborhood is about to get under way in Omaha, Neb.

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billion live/work destination in Omaha, Neb., This spring, construction is expected to begin on the first phases of West Farm, a 500-acre, $1.2 that, when built out over the next 15 years, will include 1.36

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Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha fire could prompt building code changes

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A dormitory fire at the University of Nebraska at Omaha that displaced with 42 students (but caused no injuries) could trigger local building code changes. The residence hall fire was the latest in a string of Omaha fires caused by discarded cigarettes.

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Fidelity Announces $20 Million Data Center in Greater Omaha

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Fidelity Investments has announced plans to construct a new $200 million data center in Greater Omaha. In efforts to create the most competitive business assistance package, the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership worked with Gov.

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Synagogues in Omaha and New York get new lives after intense reconstruction

BD+C

A couple of years ago, Ruth Meints, Executive Director of the Omaha Conservatory of Music, got a notice from the organization’s landlord that the conservatory would have to vacate its space in a local community center by January 2016.

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Novozymes To Invest $36M In Nebraska Biofuels Plant

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Advanced Manufacturing Capital Investment Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Nebraska Biofuels Economic Development Expansion Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership Nebraska Department of Economic Development Novozymes Omaha Public Power District Site SelectionThe company's additional investment comes less than five years after it opened the state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, NE.

New Grand Ocean International Opens North American Office In Omaha, NE

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New Grand Ocean International, a Chinese-owned agribusiness based in Thailand with operations throughout eastern Asia, held a grand opening ribbon cutting recently on its newest and only North American facility in Omaha.

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Facebook Chooses Silicon Prairie

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Capital Investment Daily News Data Centers Featured Nebraska Taxes & Incentives Employment Expansion Facebook nebraska Nebraska Department of Economic Development Omaha Public Power District Sarpy County Silicon Prairie Site Selection TechnologyThe social media giant is building a 970,000-square-foot data center campus in Papillion, NE, scheduled to be online in 2020.

Travelers Companies, Inc. Announces Data Center In Sarpy County, NE

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Additionally, Omaha Public Power District, Sarpy County and Travelers Companies, Inc. Plains Utilities arpy County Blog-Oct-2013 DED Omaha Public Power District Posted by Heidi Schwartz . The Travelers Companies, Inc.,

COVER STORY: Editors’ Location Picks

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Skilled Workforce Ready In Greater Omaha. Greater Omaha continues to attract business from a variety of growing industries. Access to an educated, skilled and motivated workforce is one of Greater Omaha’s key assets because it draws business to the area and spurs economic growth.

Concrete Truck Rolls Over, Killing Two

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A concrete mixer truck tipped over as it turned a corner in Omaha, Neb., It took two cranes two hours to lift the fully loaded truck off the vehicle, according to the Omaha World-Herald. The truck was from Consolidated Concrete of Omaha.

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OUTDOOR LIVING PROJECT SHOWCASE: Lighting Delivers 'Wow Factor'

Green Industry Professionals

Designed and installed by McKay Landscape Lighting in Omaha, NE

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CAD Shack: New Favorite Error

CAD Shack

Thanks to Bob Beckerbauer from RDG Omaha for discovering this one. BIM Board of Omaha. Friday, August 17, 2012. New Favorite Error. It seems bad, but sounds cool. I just cant say what it means. Posted by. Todd Shackelford. at 12:11 PM. Email This BlogThis!

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PalFleet Renames to Palfinger USA

Construction Equipment

Following the 2008 acquisition of Omaha Standard LLC, PalFleet formed in 2010 by integrating the Palfinger Group’s Tiffin Loader Crane Co. and Omaha Standard Distribution companies. PalFleet Truck Equipment Co.,

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CAD Shack: Vote for Autodesk University Classes

CAD Shack

The BIM Board of Omahas very own Tammy Rico, Cauitta Robeson, and Carla Edwards have all submitted to teach classes at AU this year. BIM Board of Omaha. Wednesday, May 19, 2010. Vote for Autodesk University Classes. Autodesk University Class Voting.

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Make a Company Logo for a Titleblock

CAD Shack

Now I am going to add a parameter to the text "Omaha" so I can turn it on and off based off which office this logo is attached to. First select the word Omaha. Name the parameter "Omaha", make it a type parameter and Group it under "Graphics". One for Omaha and one for Las Vegas.

Contractor of the Month: Aksarben ARS

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Aksarben ARS, Omaha, Nebraska, is CONTRACTOR's Contractor of the Month for November. Find out why we at CONTRACTOR magazine believe Aksarben ARS is a top-notch contractor. read more. Plumbing Contractor

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A million small connections: Designing the New NY bridge

BD+C

Based in Omaha, Christian, who is Director of Digital Implementation at HDR, was visiting the offices of TZC (the consortium of design-builders constructing the NNYB) regarding an unrelated transportation project. Connor Christian wasn’t supposed to be working on the NNYB.

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Elliott Equipment Celebrates 70 Years

Construction Equipment

Founded in 1948 by Dick Elliott, the company is based in Omaha, Neb., Elliott Equipment marks it 70th anniversary this year. where it manufactures truck-mounted aerial equipment.

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Accelerate Live! talk: The data-driven future for AEC, Nathan Miller, Proving Ground

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. We call him the " other Oracle of Omaha.” Hailing from the great state of Nebraska, Nathan Miller has no formal training or education in computer coding—but don’t let that fool you. .

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DLR Group broadens its practice range and market penetration with addition of Westlake Reed Leskosky

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This is the second addition to its stable in the last 14 months for Omaha, Neb.-based In the latest chapter of the industry’s ongoing consolidation saga, two of the top 50 architecture/engineering firms, DLR Group and Westlake Reed Leskosky (WRL), are joining forces, bringing together companies with 1,000 employees in 26 locations worldwide. based DLR. In July 2015, it acquired SORG Architects, which works primarily in the Washington D.C.

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SPORTS FACILITY GIANTS: New and renovated college sports venues - designed to serve students and the community

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Th e University of Nebraska Omaha’s hockey program has experienced modest success since its establishment in 1997, but last year marked the Crimson and Black’s first brush with the elite. The Mavericks reached the 2015 NCAA Frozen Four, the semifinal round of the NCAA Men’s Division I Ice Hockey Tournament

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Reconstruction Awards: KETV-7 Burlington Station

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Leo A Daly led the reconstruction of the historic Burlington Station, Omaha, Neb. The 1898 Greek Revival train terminal, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, had been abandoned for nearly four decades. The client, KETV-7, a Hearst Television–owned station, wanted a downtown location with quick access to the interstate system and sufficient ceiling heights to accommodate the technological upgrades the ABC affiliate needed to stay competitive

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Honeywell announces building control systems "Contractor of the Year" Award winner at Momentum 2013 conference

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with offices in Lincoln and Omaha, NE and Clive, IA, has received Honeywell’s “2012 Contractor of the Year” Award. Honeywell announced that Engineered Controls Inc., read more. Management

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Holder, OSHA Protect Nebraska Construction Workers

Construction Equipment

Department of Labor''s Occupational Safety and Health Administration have established a strategic partnership to protect and educate workers on construction hazards during the building of the Oasis Data Center Project in Omaha. Holder Construction Group LLC and the U.S.

BIM Workshops Sessions and Data

Revit OpEd

The first was in Omaha (August), the second in Anaheim (September), the third in Phoenix (October) and I wasn't part of the fourth event in Honolulu. Indulging in a little historical review, the Omaha event is four years old now. It's founder, Carla Edwards, lived and worked in Omaha at the time. CAD's help they expanded the event to two cities; Omaha and Anaheim.and that brings us to this year, the event's fourth.

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2013 Central States Revit Workshop Registration

Revit OpEd

Please let me encourage you to consider spending a couple days (August 15-16, 2013) at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha soaking up Revit information and wisdom. Registration for the next workshop opened 9 days ago, very sorry to be so slow to mention it. I attended and participated in a couple sessions last year. It was good fun, well worth your time and a great bargain.

Where Are the Jobs? Survey Reveals U.S. Hiring Plans.

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Employers in Charlotte, NC; Omaha, NE; Albany, NY and Boise, ID expect to hire the most employees in the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey , released by ManpowerGroup.

Level 3 Opens New Data Center In Herndon, VA

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Additional Premier Elite facilities are located in San Francisco and Omaha. Posted by Heidi Schwartz. Level 3 is a global provider of data, voice, video and managed services. Level 3 Communications, Inc.